Romeo & Juliet: Introduction Lessons to Set the Stage {Grades 9-12}

Romeo & Juliet:  Introduction Lessons to Set the Stage {Grades 9-12}
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  1. Thank you so much for considering this great resource for you and your students. I did my very best to pack it with relevant, powerful, and engaging warm ups for your students during your unit using a Shakespearean text. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  2. Every English teacher needs new ways to teach argument, rhetoric, and analytical writing. The Inquiry-Based Synthesis Essay is here to save the day! This argument essay is designed to help you out in a quick fix OR to teach in-depth rhetorical analysis. The essay can be scaffolded up or down, fro
  3. As you’re preparing to teach one of Shakespeare’s plays, host a simulation where students take a virtual field trip to London! This half digital, half paper experience will provide students background knowledge about The Globe, costuming, architecture, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and also give student
  4. Before starting your study of Romeo and Juliet, start with a close reading lesson focusing on the Prologue! Here is a stations activity that creates a student-centered opportunity for students to focus in on five critical elements of the Prologue.This product includes:A teacher lesson planAn editab
  5. Getting ready to teach a Shakespeare play? Looking to review the structure of a sonnet in a fun, tech-savvy way? Here's a quick one day lesson and homework assignment that will do the job!The Lesson:Students will listen to the poem "My Mistress' Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun" and then, working in
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If you're getting ready to teach Romeo and Juliet for the first time or the hundredth time, it's always fun to shake up the way you introduce the play. I have five great activities to help create a more adventurous classroom approach to teaching the well-loved, classic Shakespearian play.

1) . Shakespeare Bell Ringers - use these to start each class period and get discussions going!

2) . True Love Synthesis Essay - before reading, have students examine TEN non-fiction articles that explore the reality of "true love". In this extended lesson, students will write an argumentative paper focusing on whether or not true love is fantasy or destiny.

3) Virtual Field Trip to London - Explore Shakespeare's hometown and the Globe theater with this fun, interactive class simulation experience.

4) .Prologue Stations - Give students the chance to explore the Prologue in a new way -- in stations! Students work through five different annotation stations to get a better handle on the start of the play.

5) Introduce Sonnets - through a hilarious poem "My Mistress' Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun" and an annotation checklist, students review and learn the different poetic components to a sonnet.

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